17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mackay
Fly:  26​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
5
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Mackay

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Shelby American Inc. Do some cultural sightseeing at The LINQ Promenade and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Fort Mohave and see Willow Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and get curious at Bodies The Exhibition.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

Mackay, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Mackay to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mackay in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Willow Beach
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The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and Hopi Point. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Grandview Point.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 16°C, while nights are colder with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): cruise along Moki Dugway, then explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mexican Hat, Moki Dugway
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Photography Tours
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lamar Valley and Yellowstone National Park. Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and Grand Loop Road. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Monument Valley - with highs of 2°C and lows of -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Get outdoors at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wawona vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Wawona. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Wawona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, things will get warmer in Wawona: highs are around 25°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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